In Charge

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One evening a more than usually outspoken preschooler and her parents were sitting on the couch chatting.

The child began thus,

"Daddy, you're the boss of the house, right?"

Her father proudly replied,

"Yes, I am the boss of the house."

The child's reply was destined to cure dad's momentary case of hubris, however, when she added,

"Cause Mommy put you in charge, Daddy?"